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Trip to Dobbies

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Ok after seeing Paul’s Cornus Siberious I had to get one!
So today I had a rare trip to Dobbies garden centre.
I bought that along wiht a couple of ivies..not sure where they are all going to go as yet lol

On the way through the shop to the plants, a little robin was hopping about all over the place, I chased it with my phone to get a pic lol and it kept flying off..managed to get a couple of pics

Suki jsut had to investigate the new plants

All still in pots, I need to think about moving some plats soon and rearranging the garden so they will stay there for now. My Cornus Siberian has no leaves but was assured it will grow nicely..they even tried to get me to take 3! They must be on commision I guess lol..I said I have no room for them! But you never know…..

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Great red by the ivy!

16 Oct, 2011

 

LOL. I would have been after the robin as well Pixi, they are really hard to resist.
I keep promising myself a Cornus, I love their red stems, its just a case of wondering where one would go...

16 Oct, 2011

 

good plants them!

16 Oct, 2011

 

That's great Pixi - so great my pic inspired you to get cornus - you will not regret - tip - just make sure the sun gets on it as much as poss - it really glows :)))))))))))) Love the ivy too - being a fav of mine :)))

Robin was rocking - nice pics :))

16 Oct, 2011

 

Lovely looking Cornus Pixi - I love the red stems :)
Suki does exactly the same as my boys - they have a wee chew at all the new plants!

16 Oct, 2011

 

Lovely combo there,Pixi..the red stems really stand out..like the little Robin too..must have thought you were the Papparazzi ! Lol.

16 Oct, 2011

 

Not sure the ivy will stay wiht it..still not sure where to put them at the moment.
Yeah Rockin Robin tweet tweedly tweet! lalala ;))) AH so it has to go int he sun..ok!
Oh Suki didnt chew it..jsut a wee sniff lol
Haha Bloomer..I must have looked like an idiot chasing it around the store..tho one old couple shouted 'quick its over here' to me lol.

16 Oct, 2011

 

That wee Robin must have been after all the bird food they have stacked up in Dobbies! I wonder were they doing a offer on the cornus? We have a Dobbies over here, and they do that sort of thing all the time! Paul's right, plant it were the sun can shine through it, it's a great blaze of colour!

16 Oct, 2011

 

Yeah Libet he prolly was! No it wasnt on special offer unfortunately..wee treat for me! :)

16 Oct, 2011

 

That's alright too!;0)

16 Oct, 2011

 

:))))

16 Oct, 2011

 

Cornus is a nice shrub to have for the winter with it's red stems. It looks great with that ivy aswell :o))

17 Oct, 2011

 

They do look good together don't they love my ivy makes a lovely background to other plants:)

17 Oct, 2011

 

Might plant them near each other :)

17 Oct, 2011

 

I have a red and a yellow Cornus pixi, They do look good in winter but not in summer, there a none plant lol, boring leaves and creamy small flowers, Because i pack so many plants into the border there not seen :) but when everything is dying down for winter, they come into there own, I dont suppose they would be on sale at the min because there at there best, imo...

PS, wait untill the snow comes, the bright red will really show through :))

17 Oct, 2011

 

Sounds cool YD! Need to have colour in winter! might put a wooly hat on Clay lol and mittens! LOL

17 Oct, 2011

 

Love your new cornus pixi. Pleased you weren't persuaded to buy more at the GC. If you want to increase your plants they are quite easy to do by just poking a stem into the ground and then waiting for it to root. (like you would a rose) - little job for next year! Cute little robin too!!

17 Oct, 2011

 

Yeah I do that and save seeds too..and get cuttings form various peolple..lol I'll have so many and not enough room! Need to replan my garden a bit for nezt year:)

17 Oct, 2011

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